SYAC Business Centre Celebrates its 25th Anniversary 3rd October 16th October 2016.

24th May 2016

SYAC will be celebrating it's 25th Anniversary during Black History Month which will begin on Monday 3 October 2016 for 2 weeks.

This year all three main Black Organisations in the city will have major anniversaries. SADACCA and the Caribbean Sports Club will be celebrating their 30th Anniversary and will be coming together to focus on their specific areas according to their organisation aims: SYAC- Business Development SADACCA Community and Arts Caribbean Sports Club - Health and Wellbeing About SYAC The South Yorkshire African Caribbean Enterprise & Training Centre, known as SYAC, was the former ACE Centre established in 1991, as a social enterprise and a Charity, to specifically support members of Sheffield's African and Caribbean community to set-up and run their own businesses. In line with Sheffield's changing demographics and the current economic climate, SYAC has grown and redefined its self over the years. So in addition to providing targeted services to BME communities, SYAC services and it's resources are now accessible to all Sheffield residents. To commemorate the opening of the SYAC Business Centre on the 25th October 1991, a celebration will be held this October, during Black History month Every citizen of Sheffield should be able to know their roots and to understand how their lives, past and present are intertwined. We intend to keep alive the values and traditions that strengthen us and allow us to preserve the sense of who we are. In these 2 weeks SYAC will be acknowledging BME Businesses Previous and Present and look towards the kind of skills that are needed. The arrangements that exist for BME Businesses to play their part in the running of Sheffield . The Company will hold a Conference to discuss the range of opportunities for BME Businesses in South Yorkshire , and will give businesses the opportunities to display their products and to Network, and hopefully help to create the future aspirations and goals for all young people in our society. SYAC also will help to validate and value the contribution of BME individuals by holding an exhibition depicting the achievements and the contribution of Black entrepreneurs.

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